The National Electrical
Manufacturers Association (NEMA) has made available for purchase its SB series
of standards for life safety systems guides and manuals on Amazon Kindle™. These
standards will soon be available on iTunes.
The Signaling, Protection,
and Communications (3SB) committee is responsible for developing these
standards. The SB series covers communications and signaling related to life
safety devices, such as smoke and carbon monoxide detectors and alarms.
Standards available for purchase include:
- SB 2-2010 Training Manual on Fire Alarm Systems
- SB 7-2011 Applications Guide for Carbon Monoxide Alarms and Detectors
- SB 11-2011 Guide for Proper Use of System Smoke Detectors
- SB 13-2008 Guide for Proper Use of Smoke Detectors in Duct Applications
- SB 40-2008 Communications Systems for Life Safety in Schools
- SB 50-2008 Emergency Communications Audio Intelligibility Application Guide
“This is excellent
information for designers, code enforcement officials, insurance groups, installation
and service organizations, sales engineers, and educators in the fire alarm and
life safety industry. The documents are based on the national fire and life
safety codes, and explain the applications and products in easy to understand formats,”
said 3SB committee member Dan Finnegan, manager of industry affairs, Siemens.
standard may be purchased for $9 each by visiting the Amazon Kindle™ NEMA SB homepage.
NEMA is the association of electrical equipment and medical imaging manufacturers, founded in 1926 and headquartered in Arlington, Virginia. Its member companies manufacture a diverse set of products including power transmission and distribution equipment, lighting systems, factory automation and control systems, and medical diagnostic imaging systems. Worldwide annual sales of NEMA-scope products exceed $120 billion.
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